PARIS (DPA) – A man is holding five people hostage in the south-western French city of Toulouse, local media reported on Tuesday (May 7). According…View More Five people held hostage at shop in France, report says incident not terror-related
France’s president joined the commemoration of the hostage crisis 30 years ago, resulted from the remote island’s last vote on independence, a result Macron would…View More Macron: Reconciliation needed before New Caledonian referendum
Although, by plane, it may take 24 hours to reach Paris, the island of New Caledonia in the Pacific is part of France – for…View More Macron in New Caledonia: President visits before referendum
Attacker, who was shot dead by French police, identified as man born in Chechnya in 1997. A knife attack in Paris, which left one person…View More ISIL claims deadly knife attack in Paris
Rail and airline unions begin series of strikes that represent the strongest test yet for Macron’s reform agenda. France is braced for more disruption as rail…View More French rail workers begin months of strikes against reforms
French president promises to stand firm as public-sector staff and students rally against his labour overhaul effort. Tens of thousands of striking rail workers, public…View More Thousands protest against Macron reforms across France
US general disputes Russian claim Syria shot down most missiles deployed against facilities near Damascus and Homs. The Pentagon has said US-led strikes on Syria successfully hit…View More Pentagon: US-led strikes on Syria hit every target
President Macron addressed US Congress to describe the French-US “very special relationship” and call for greater cooperation. French President Emmanuel Macron, who visited Washington, DC,…View More Why is Macron courting Trump?
PARIS (NYTIMES) – The pledges came in quick succession. François-Henri Pinault, France’s second-richest man, put up an eye-popping 100 million euros (S$152 million) to rebuild…View More As rich lavish cash on Notre-Dame, many ask: What about the needy?
PARIS (AFP) – France on Wednesday (April 17) announced it would invite architects from around the world to submit designs for replacing the spire of…View More France launches global contest to replace Notre-Dame spire
STRASBOURG, France (Reuters) – Swedish teenager Greta Thunberg, who has inspired a movement of children against global warming, urged leaders on Tuesday to act to…View More Save the world like Notre-Dame, says Swedish activist Thunberg
PARIS (AFP) – French President Emmanuel Macron vowed Tuesday (April 16) to rebuild Notre Dame cathedral “within five years”, after a fire that toppled the…View More Macron vows to rebuild Notre Dame within five years
PARIS (AFP) – The former director of a French meat processing firm was sentenced on Tuesday (April 16) to six months in prison over a…View More Frenchman gets 6-month prison term over horsemeat fraud
COLOGNE (DPA) – The chief architect at Germany’s Cologne Cathedral reckons that reconstruction after the fire in Paris’ Notre Dame Cathedral will take decades. “Now…View More Notre Dame reconstruction will take decades, says Germany's Cologne Cathedral master builder